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>>>>> "MP" == Mike Pall <> writes:

 MP> LuaJIT compiles to x86 (i386+) machine code and supports many
 MP> popular operating systems: Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X on Intel,
 MP> Solaris x86 and Windows (MSVC or MinGW).
 >> what do you think of x86_64 platform?

 MP> AFAIK the x86 binaries run fine in 32 bit mode processes on any
 MP> x64 OS. But if you're asking about a native x64 port -- here's
 MP> the relevant part from the LuaJIT roadmap posting:

 MP> | On the positive side, the new VM should be easier to port to
 MP> | other CPU architectures. But there's more to consider, like a
 MP> | different number type (on platforms without hardware FP) or
 MP> | different pointer sizes (x64). This will certainly complicate
 MP> | things. In any case, a port is not something I want to embark on
 MP> | before the x86 version [of LuaJIT 2.x] is stable.

thanx, I guess I'll look through LuaJIT code. maybe it's not so
dificult to port it on x86_64.

Yours sincerely, Eugeny.
Doctor Web, Ltd.